Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research
Royal Netherlands
Institute for Sea Research
Phone number
+31 (0)222 36 9567
Guest researcher
Universiteit Utrecht
Jaap Sinninghe Damste

Ruth Perez Gallego

Guest researcher

Research interests

  • Photosynthetic microorganisms 
  • Microbial genetics and physiology
  • Genetic engineering
  • Environmental biotechnology


  • Msc. Molecular Biology at University of Gothenburg (2012-2014)
  • Bsc. Biotechnology, minor in Molecular Biotechnology at University of Barcelona (2008-2012)


  • Van der Woude, A.D., Perez Gallego, R., Vreugdenhil, A., Puthan Veetil, V., Chroumpi, T., Hellingwerf, K.J., 2016. Genetic engineering of Synechocystis PCC6803 for the photoautotrophic production of the sweetener erythritol. Microb. Cell Factories 15, 60. doi:10.1186/s12934-016-0458-y

Linked blogs

Tuesday 21 August 2018
NIOZ@SEA | Black Sea cruise 2018
The Black Sea is the largest permanently stratified low oxygen basin in the world and its water column is characterized by the presence of multiple redox gradients. This is an ideal setting to determine the physiology and role of microbes that do not…